Sexoffenders in your neighborhood

Duration: 5min 14sec Views: 450 Submitted: 22.04.2020
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Jump to navigation. What can you do? You thought your neighborhood was pretty safe. Suddenly, your sense of security is shaken. Media stereotypes about people who sexually abuse children can make it all seem overwhelming. Start by learning the facts.

Are there sex offenders in your neighborhood? Use this map before trick-or-treating this Halloween

How you can find a list of sex offenders in your area

Virginia State Police has an online sex offender database that allows you to search if there are any offenders that live or work within your zip code. There is also an option to see a map of how many sex offenders are in the area. Click here to see the results in your area. Submit a news tip. Skip to content. Get News In Your Inbox. Podcast: How We Got Here.

Tip Sheet: Concerned About Sex Offenders In Your Neighborhood

These expert tips for parents on how to utilize the public sex offender registry can empower you with knowledge that protects your little ones all year long. When it comes to protecting your children, there are certain measures no one wants to think about taking, but parents often find themselves exploring simply as a precaution. Among these may be researching sex offenders in your neighborhood, especially if you're moving to a new home or preparing for Halloween, a holiday when your child will be knocking on countless doors in the neighborhood.
But do you really know who the stranger is behind the door your child is knocking on? Although many law enforcement agencies encourage registered sex offenders to leave their lights off and not decorate for the popular holiday, there are no certainties that they will listen. Florida has more than 30, in-state sex offenders and sex predators who were convicted of sex crimes in its statewide database.